‘Black Ballerina’ Streaming at Pittsburgh Public Theater (Thurs., 5/20/21)

BLACK BALLERINA by Stephen Fedo and Tim Rhoze. Pittsburgh Public Theater. Online. May 20

Pittsburgh Public Theater is continuing its PlayTime subseries, Classics N’at, tonight with Black Ballerina, a new play by Stephen Fedo and Tim Rhoze. It explores the challenges of being a person of color in the world of ballet. The production centers around two Black ballet dancers, one in the 1950s and one of the present day, and the obstacles they encounter. The purpose of the series is to support playwrights in the tristate area. Donations to view Black Ballerina start at $10. Simply go to The Public’s PlayTime page. (R.H.)